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Dr. Bob Lynn named Chief Clinical Officer

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Dr-BobWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (October 26, 2015) – Bob Lynn, Ed. D., has been named Chief Clinical Officer for Origins Behavioral HealthCare, one of the nation’s best known brands in residential substance abuse treatment. He’s been a visionary and thought leader in the field of addiction treatment for over 40 years, and has served as Origins’ Chief Clinical Advisor since 2012. In this new expanded role, Dr. Lynn will oversee the entire clinical team at Origins and enhance its renowned, spiritually infused  science based programs.

“Dr. Lynn’s passion for providing client-focused treatment based on outcomes research aligns perfectly with our approach and will reinforce the framework of our treatment model,” said Origins CEO Drew Rothermel. “He has the experience and expertise to strengthen our blend of clinical, medical and spiritual programs, and this move will position Origins for continued growth and expansion into new markets.”

Dr. Lynn is an internationally recognized lecturer, researcher and clinician in the field of counseling psychology and substance use disorders. Over his 40-year career, he has held leading positions in many clinical settings and has been a long-term faculty member at Rutgers School of Addiction Studies. He is a senior fellow in biofeedback, a licensed therapist, a master family therapist and a clinical supervisor.

Dr. Lynn completed his doctoral studies at Rutgers University School of Graduate Education. His major research focused on outcomes and treatment efficacy.

Origins acquired West Palm Beach-based Hanley Center in December, 2014 aligning two of the best treatment centers in the country into a powerful stand-out in the recovery industry. It now offers age- and gender-specific residential treatment centers in West Palm Beach, Vero Beach, Singer Island and South Padre Island, Texas.